‘Twin Peaks' composer Angelo Badalamenti dies at 85
Angelo Badalamenti, the composer best known for creating otherworldly scores for many David Lynch productions, from “Blue Velvet” and “Twin Peaks” to “Mulholland Drive,” has died. During the summers he would play piano at resorts in the Catskills for the Borscht Belt acts. “They were shooting down in North Carolina, and so they flew me down to meet with Isabella and to see what I could do. When I got there, we went into a little room with just Isabella and me and a piano. When it came to how he approached his scores, he said he was always at the service of the director's vision.wftv.com
Singer Julee Cruise, David Lynch collaborator and B-52s tour stand-in, dead at 65
Singer Julee Cruise, who collaborated with David Lynch and toured with B-52s, dead at 65 Singer Julee Cruise attends the Creatures of the Wind collection during New York Fashion Week: The Shows on February 11, 2017, in New York City. (Andrew Toth/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week)Singer Julee Cruise, who often collaborated with filmmaker David Lynch and was a tour stand-in for the B-52s in the 1990s, has died, multiple news outlets are reporting. >> Read more trending newsAccording to The Guardian, Cruise’s husband, Edward Grinnan, shared the news in a Facebook post late Thursday. She is at peace.”>> Read the Facebook post hereAlthough Grinnan’s post didn’t specify how Cruise died, The Guardian reported that she had lupus. In 1986, Cruise collaborated with Lynch for the first time on “Blue Velvet,” according to the newspaper.wftv.com
New this week: 'Friends' again, Mike Tyson doc & 'Cruella'
MOVIES— No "101 Dalmatians" love is necessary to enjoy "Cruella," available to rent on Disney+ starting Friday. — The musician Moby narrates his own life in the documentary "Moby Doc," a surrealistic examination of his fraught childhood and turbulent experience with fame, fortune and addiction from director Rob Bralver. David Lynch, David Bowie and Shepard Fairey are just a few of the luminaries who talk about his impact and influence. — AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISION— Doughnuts and pursuit of the American dream are at the heart of a documentary about Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy. "Mike Tyson: The Knockout" promises to examine his career and life rollercoaster and address "pressing questions about resilience and reinvention."wftv.com
From Dash to Coppola, highlights from TCM's Women Make Film
FILE - Julie Dash attends the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Jan. 3, 2017, in New York. Dash's work will be featured in Turner Classic Movies' four-month Women Make Film series, airing every Tuesday night through December. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle pick some programming highlights from Turner Classic Movies' four-month Women Make Film series, airing every Tuesday night through December. In her 1976 film (airing Sept. 15 on TCM), Kopple intimately documents a grueling, 13-month coal miner's strike in a small Kentucky town. They just thought I was a funny little girl who carried a tape recorder and a camera. The film won Kopple her first Oscar.
Using meditation to make a difference
More and more people are discovering the gifts that come along with sitting in silence. Meditation is affecting lives in ways that go beyond staying calm, as new studies show positive effects on aging and brain cells. Mo Rocca talks with filmmaker and meditation advocate David Lynch, and calmly reports on the practice's growing popularity, including at some California schools.cbsnews.com